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in high school at whitney young. 61-53, indiana leading ohio state in bloomington. ian eagle, jim spanarkel, the rest of our cbs crew. down to 2:56 remaining in our second half. >> jim: watch the little changeup here with ohio stated, ian. maybe a little traffic. a little full-court. >> ian: indiana trying to put together a run here late in the season to get on the bubble for the ncaa tournament. 6-9 in the conference. 16-12 overall. [whistle] foul called against scott, as yogi ferrell took it off the dribble. and that's number two on shannon scott. >> jim: if indiana wins this one, they have back-to-back games with iowa and ohio stated, beating two of the top five teams in the conference. two marks on their resume coming down the stretch. >> ian: yogi ferrell. 81% free-throw shooter. the sophomore out of park tutor high school in indianapolis. two state titles there. 2-2 for ferrell. >> jim: ohio state has about a minute and 15 seconds to get themselves into position to get this less than a three-possession game. >> ianthey're going to have troe now. sheehey on craft taking it aw
the stock i shout back at people when they shout back at me, jim, booyah, what should i buy? why verizon? because i know when i see them on the street, i won't be attacked by a rabid dog. sal sales force.com. you know salesforce.com is the single most recommended stock in the whole book and is one of the 21 ceos that i highlight. workday is one of my 15 "mad money" momentum monsters. finally, it whirlpool, pulling up the pool of the ten biggest noontime gainers. how many retailers did you hear from this week to know this is a buy? home depot hold you how strong appliances are. it's not done going higher as the home theme is back, particularical particularly with the lower interest rates. you have to admit these were gettable, they were able to be nailed by you, by me, by all of us. marie in california, please. marie. >> hi, jim. greetings from california. >> how are you? >> good, good. i'm interested in buying anaka therapy. however, it's up a lot because it just got approval from -- fda approval. so i was wondering if i should get in at this current price. >> okay, this is something tha
on the tux and the golden bulls! neil in maryland, neil?! >> caller: boo-yah, jim. >> boo-yah, chief. what's up? >> caller: first of all, i would like to thank you for doing an absolutely job to break down the financial markets on a daily basis. >> okay, thank you. >> caller: jim, my question, vlrs. i have been building a long position in vlrs. this week after announcing the 2013 financial results, go even further due to missed revenue and earnings expectations. >> here's what happened, okay? and that's a mistake. i thought that all airlines would go up. i've been very bullish on airlines, i thought even the mexican airlines would go up. united air reported a number that was not good. and we still had a rally in american, but this is an emerging market play. and the emerging market, despite what you often hear from people who are trying to get your money to put in the emerging markets are awful, including mexico. and this has been brought down, mexico specifically. because there happens to be a very good company. ok okay, the game play for next week is not about monday, tuesday, we say, th
'm melissa lee. at 5:00 for more "fast." "mad money" with jim cramer starts right now. . . >>> my mission is simple. to make you money. i'm here to level the playing field for all investors. there's always a bull market somewhere, and i promise to help you find it. "mad money" starts now. >>> hey, i'm cramer. welcome to "mad money." welcome to cramerica. other people want to make friends, i just want more days like today. my job is not just to entertain but to coach and teach you. so call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. we have to learn to stop taking counsel of our fears and start taming them or we'll be out of the market on beautiful days like today with the dow soared 228 points, the s&p fell to 1.53%, and the nasdaq skyrocketed to 1.75%. s&p new highs. we need to remember that sometimes opportunities come along, opportunities like yesterday that we must act on simply because they amount to a one day sale that gives us great prices. >> buy, buy, buy! >> let's use today's session to highlight some trues about investing. i spent a ton of time talking about major themes i think can work. i've been
to "squawk on the street." i'm carl quintanilla with jim cramer david faber at new york stock exchange. if you had a great weekend we kick off the trading month of march with futures in the red. escalation in the ukraine over the weekend will take a toll after the s&p did hit all-time highs friday. ten-year has a lot to react to today. manufacturing, ism in an hour and jobs numbers coming up friday. europe's losses are roughly in the 2% range. germany right now, among the hardest hit. markets, unpressure this morning, due to the escalating situation in ukraine. monthly increases in consumer income and spending not making a dent. warren buffett says he's not discouraged about the markets today or in the future. citing slow but steady economic improvement. find out what else he's thinking about. >> apple rolling out carplay technology with mercedes and ferrari? futures pointing to a sharply lower open, thanks to ongoing instability in ukraine and russia. this, despite monthly increases in both consumer income and spending. jim, we knew monday was going to be interesting all weekend long.
'm here on behalf of my husband jim brady who was wounded in the assassination attempt on ronald reagan in 1981. >> my name is dan gross and i am here for my brother matthew who was shot in the head atop the empire state building in february of 1997 and for our dear friend christopher burkemeister who was killed that day and 90 americans who are killed every day by a bullet and for every one of us who just wants to live in a safer nation. today as i said we're here to mark the 20 year anniversary of what could fairly be called the greatest, most significant step forward for that goal of a safer nation, but brady handgun violence prevention act which took effect 20 years ago today. to introduce this special report, to introduce this special report that we have issued, to celebrate the success of the historic legislation and to define the critical work that lies ahead, 20 years of brady background checks. we are finishing the job to keep america safe for. first i would like to thank some of our special guests here. of course the victims and families that have joined us here today. i know
to russia's black sea fleet. jim maceda is in moscow. jim, there have been a lot of stories circulating around about whether or not russia was involved. >> that's right. russia does deny it, as you say. but it didn't have to be their military. because it was dozens of russian-speaking gunmen who stormed those two airports today. the main airport in crimea's capital as well as a smaller military airport. now, it looks like a repeat of yesterday's incident, when those armed commandos seized crimea's government buildings. again, they were not russian, per se. they were ethnic russians living crimea in ukraine. at the commercial airport today, eyewitnesss said the gunmen were looking for ukrainian guards, but where they couldn't find any, they simply left. however, a few vigilantes were left behind patrolling the airport perimeter, which they're doing at this hour, but not disrupting flights. meanwhile, at the balbec military airport, it's really a standoff and that's continuing with russian-speaking gunmen outside the terminal, ukrainian military inside. the government in kiev has called t
of the world, larry holmes, and jim gray, from my money, the best by who ever covered boxing ever. so two champs with us. larry, to you first, i said you were the rodney dangerfield of boxing, you came after muhammad ali but the fact is that you stayed on longer as champ. only joe lewis, held that title longer, and you fought everyone, you done dodge anybody. -- you didn't dodge anybody, looking back at ali and clay ha he did then, highway he changed box -- how he changes boxing then, what do you snj. >> he did a great job. he was the martin luther king of boxy, giving opportunities and pride. as far as sonny liston, you know, i was a ali fan, all the way, i think what he did was fantastic. because i was young, i was rooting and rooting for muhammad ali. so, you know he could do no wrong in my book. neil: you were a training partner of his in. >> yes, i spaared with ali for 4 1/2 years, and he beat me up a few times, i got even with him at the end. neil: you did. >> i beat him up. neil: you did. jim gray. >> without anger. neil: jim, your contribution, someone who watched this, and analyz
call jim crow. would anyone comment on that? >> thank you, mr. johnson. i -- your comments raised a couple of points. one is the issue of collateral consequences. it relates to what we were discussing and what mr. bachus alluded to. the impact of collateral consequences particularly on those who were convicted of lower level nonviolent drug offenses is just tremendous, and there's a project underway right now, under the auspices of the department of justice, being conducted by the mesh -- american bar association, to essentially catalogue all of the consequences and so policymakers and lawmakers can understand the implications of the criminalization they engage in when they make these criminal laws. >> gentleman's time is expired. last but not least the gentleman from new york, mr. jeffreys. >> thank you, mr. chair, and thank the witnesses for their very thoughtful testimony. it seems that as it relates to the problem of overcriminallization that this task force is encountering, there are potentially three areas of exploration as it relates to the problem we seek to address. you h
to jim acosta at the white house. what is the latest in terms of diplomatic efforts on the u.s. front? >> president obama met with his national security advisers earlier this evening, they're not really looking at military options, at least according to what the white house is saying. they're focused on what can be done economically and diplomatically, you heard this talk over the weekend that u.s. and allies won't go to the g-8 summit this summer in russia. the u.s. is cancelling all military engagements that it has with the russians, that's a new step that took place this evening. you mentioned that secretary of state john kerry is heading over to kiev to talk about financial assistance that he is brings promises of from the united states and hopefully according to this white house from european allies, but the president believes that the world is on his side, not vladimir putin's side, the question is whether vladimir putin is listening. >> and in terms of options that the united states has. i mean, there are not a huge number of options. >> there aren't a whole lot of options, the
a background from a licensed dealer. >> i am sarah brady and i am here on behalf of jim brady who was wound on the assassination attempt of ronald regan. >> i am dan gross and i am here for my brother matthew who was shot in the head on top of the empire state building and for the 90 americans who are killed every day by a bullet and for everyone of else who wants to live in a safer nation. today we are here to mark the o 20-year anniversary of what could be called the greatest step forward toward a goal of a safer nation. the brady handgun violence act took affect 20 years ago. to introduce this special report that we have issued to celebrate the success of the legislation and to define the critical work that is ahead. 20 years of background checks and keeping america safer. i would like to thank the special guest. the victims and families that have joined us here today. i speak for all of the us here and so many across american when i say how much you inspire us to continue our work. our very important partners from the law enforcement community. and we really appreciate your strong repr
" with jim cramer, starts right now. >>> my mission is simple, to make your money. i'm here to level the playing field for all investors. there is always homework in summer and i promise to help you find it. "mad money" starts now. >>> hey, i'm cramer. welcome to "mad money." welcome to cramerica. people want to make friends, want to make you money. call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. don't bet against the consumer. it's a sucker's bet. that's when you look at every place we shop at roared higher today. the dow closed up 179 and nasdaq up just .1% and perfect news for stock market that needed more grounding in brick and mortar reality, and not just the internet 24/7. the market has been living under a cloud since the year began, not cloud computing, which people pay anything for. no, i mean a cloud known as the consumer. we have heard non-stop negatives. consider the challenging shoppers going into this week. jobs are hard to come by, payroll numbers in a row hurting consumer spending. you don't spend when you are worried about your job or can't find a new one. feeling heart sick about the co
of the world. larry holmes. and jim gray from my money, the be guy who ever covered poxing, ever, two champs with us, larry, you to first, i alys said you were rodney dangerfiel of boxing you came after moment muhammad al ale a, i, did you not dodge anything, looking back at ali , and at clay, and what he did then. and how he changed boxing then, what do you think? >> i thi a great job, he was the martin luther king of boxing, he gav boxing opportunity, and pride, he went on fought the ones they put in front of him, as far as sonny liston, i was an ali fan. i think what he did was fantastic, bause i w was young, and i was rooting for muhammad ali, he could do no wrong in my book. neil: you used to be a training partner. >> i sparred with ali for four and a half years, he beat h up a couple times, i got even with him at the end. without anger. neil: but jim, i was not blowing you smoke to talk about yr contribution, someone who wawatched and analyzed this i thought, you asked the nastost questions of fighter -- nastiest questions of fighters, i always thought someone was going to hits you ri
for us here at cnn, jim sciutto. jim, what are your sources telling you tonight? i think we've got to emphasize, the white house hasn't said much about this and nobody expected the president of the united states to come out and make a statement about the ukraine. >> well, the white house hasn't said much but they were certainly worried about it and i've been hearing from a number of different parts of the government as their anxiety grew over the last 24 and 48 hours that something like this would happen. we've all seen the public statements from u.s. officials, from secretary kerry, secretary hagel warning russia not to do exactly what appears to have happened now in the ukraine and that is, send russian troops in. u.s. officials believe these are russia troops. over time, they are getting a better handle and the extent of the troops. this is a scenario that some had warned me about. the idea of tran it would be something more sought tell, special ops and black ops to get more cover and you see the russians getting legal cover here. the ambassador to the u.n. saying that the movem
. let's bring in with our national security correspondent jim sciutto. jim? >> wolf, officials are attempting to de-escalate the crisis and avoiding any moves that may further inflame the situation. does russia expand its military intervention or does it pull back? on the ground in ukraine, there's a volatile mix of armed forces and emotions, which we saw flair up today. today in crimea, russian and ukrainian forces in a dramatic and dangerous standoff. weapons drawn and here a threat to open fire. >> i said stop! i'm serious. i'll shoot at your legs. >> reporter: and as secretary of state john kerry arrived in the ukrainian capital of kiev, a war of words. russian president vladimir putin and secretary kerry trading die metric clee opposed views of the crisis. back and forth. >> translator: the acting president, of course, is not legitimate. >> the elected representatives of the people of ukraine, they overwhelmingly approve the new government. >> reporter: and back and forth. >> translator: citizens of ukraine, both russian and ukrainian, what worries them? they are worried a
morning. welcome to "squawk on the street." i'm carl quintanilla with jim cramer back from whepg thehelping the wheels of justice turn and jury duty. good to have you back. david faber off today. futures relatively steady here despite the miss on adp. the ten-year yield is back up to 2.7 as the flight to safety fades. what else but the markets? stocks looked to open higher this morning after the dow and the s&p toastposted their best gains of the year. and carl icahn said one company has the worst corporate governance he's ever seen and steve ballmer making his first address since leaving microsoft, he did not disappoint coming to you later this hour. but first up we'll start with the markets, stocks coming off a record session, the s&p a record high and the dow and the s&p having their best day since december 18th. and adp showed the economy created fewer private sector jobs in february as the cold weather restrains hiring. you said the data has been okay. the durables and the chicago pmis have been all right. >> we have great data out of europe pmi. how could
's chief national correspondent, jim avila, has the headline. >> reporter: american kids love to play soccer. long seen as the safe alternative to u.s. football. but today, for the first time, a soccer player has been diagnosed with c.t.e., the very same repetitive head trauma disease, found in some pro football players. >> our son, patrick, was doing headers at the age of 3. >> reporter: patrick granger died nearly two years ago. his brain donated to scientists at boston university, studying c.t.e. today, doctors announcing the frontal lobe of his brain was badly damaged. riddled with the same disease that leads to dementia and depression. >> getting hit in the head hundreds of thousands of times is not a normal part of life. it does not happen outside of sports and abuse. >> reporter: it's this move, the header, that is so dangerous for youngsters. players typically head the ball up to 12 times in a single game. watch again. that black and white sphere, traveling up to 50 miles per hour. and football players, are protected by a helmet. in soccer, there is nothing between skull and l
back to america. i'm calling on great jim dolan, charles dolan a true american family, help me bring to fight back to matson square garden. melissa: why? >> because we need to have that as sports entity. heavyweight championship, so it goes, so does boxing. they took it to europe and never would come here. a fighter fights everywhere in the world, when you say heavyweight championship just as muhammad ali did in sigh year. you know what i mean we need jim dolan and charles to lend a happened. melissa: i like it. i like it. i will be there right up front. >> right on, melissa. that makes it. jim did you hear that? did you hear that, baby, jim dolan. melissa: let me ask you. you're someone, you made so much your life. i read you're worth $150 million. >> you don't know anything -- if you couch it in money you ain't got none. if you can count it you ain't got felon. my money is accountable. melissa: i don't believe you. you are give back. every year you go to south florida and give away turkeys at thanksgiving time. what do you think the about he do it going on in income inequality in t
to interaction with you then on the questions you have. i'm also very glad to see jim phillips here. i've worked on terrorism issues with jim for it must be a quarter-century now and there are very few people in the world who writes with the intelligence and prudence that jim phillips does. here are a couple of reasons why i wanted to write the book so i will start this way. i remember back in 1980 reading some clippings and newspapers. it was in the chicago area and a woman was looking out her window near her home and she saw a van pull up. in that van there proved to be some nine different people. they looked rather like an athletics team, the jogging uniforms in the bags but as she looked out her window this lady decided she should be a little nervous about this. there have been robberies in the area by a the saln who were puerto rican separatists and she noticed a few things that were odd to her. first off these athletic bag seemed much heavier than she was used to seeing with athletes and secondly some of the guys were smoking. she decided this wasn't a workout at all and she thought for a
to end any time soon. >> accuweather's jim dickey is tracking those pacific storms and snow hitting the northeast this morning. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and marci. a couple trouble spots we're dealing with across the country here today. first off across the northeast, new england, seeing some snowfall. it'll be light, but coming through the morning commute, cities like boston, d.c., new york city likely dealing with some delays through the morning hours. and with this brutal cold in place across the upper midwest, the northern plains, early morning temperatures, minus 13, minneapolis. minus 3 in chicago. we won't get above zero in many of these spots as we head through the day, and rainfall is moving through the west that will last through the weekend. many cases too much of a good thing going to lead to flooding and some mud slides. john and marci, back to you. >> jim, thank you. >>> to arizona now sparking a national uproar over contentious bill that could change the way gay people are treated. the legislation would allow businesses to refuse service to gays and th
evening. i'm jim axelrod. it has been a day of high tension in ukraine, in particular the southern peninsula known as crimea. russia has sent thousands of troops into crimea where many ethnic russians live. the troops were deployed after the russian parliament gave vladimir putin the go-ahead to use military force to protect russian interests in crimea. the new government in ukraine, which had a revolution last weekend, has respond bide moving their military to i state they call "combat alert." u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon said he is gravely concerned, and nato said there's, "an urgent need for desque alation." elizabeth palmer joins us from southern ukraine. liz, what are you seeing? >> reporter: jim, it's been a day of real escalation here in southern ukraine. some of the soldiers you mentioned were specifically sent from a russian military base across the border, into the ukraine. and they're taking control of roads, crimean airspace is closed to civilian flights, and the acting ukrainian prime minister has warned the nation that military intervention by russia would lead
to day on your website once they get there. >>> plus, jim blasingame with coo customers and winning their loyalty. if i can impart one lesson to a new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is an on-line community, that helps our members connect and share ideas to make smart business decisions. if you mess up, fess up. be your partners best partner. we built it for our members, but it's open for everyone. there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. >>> it was my job and my company's job to figure out a way to force the media to focus on footwear. we made a sandal that's been dubbed the million dollar sandal. we brought it into the suite at the academy awards. and a beautiful actress wore it. laura lana herring. it was in diamonds. it was incredible. that picture and story wept and the world. my name went with it, of course. >>> let's catch up with three things you need to know about small business this week. ala
on for a year and the fed had eased earlier in the year, and those two things in particular. >> thank you, jim. that does it for us and it is time for "squawk on the street." >>> good friday morning and welcome to "squawk on the street. " ""i'm david quintanilla with jim jameser and david faber. and s&p 500 has cracked the all-time high, and the revised gdp came in lower on the science of creeping inflation, and more signs on the way, and in europe, the standoff in crimea is intensi intensifying. new data showing that the economy slowed at a pace than originally anticipated. nasdaq starting off at a a closing high, and 14-year high. >> and the guidance says it is experiencing severe disruption from the winter, and gap suggest suggests -- gaap suggests it will fall more than expected. >> and on mad "mad money" last night, cramer talked about raising investments. >> and we will hear from apple's tim cook. >>> and in the first full year results are lower after discovering fraud in the subsidiary in mexico, and they go into detail, jim. >> this is not a minor story, and i know that when you look a
problems before. back in 2010, there was a race for an open seat in kentucky left vacant by jim bunning's retirement. republican primary that year saw a guy you might recognize, rand paul. but he wasn't big rand paul at the time and he was the underdog going up against kentucky secretary of state trey grayson. grayson was mcconnell's main man. he was said to have hand picked grayson and, of course, publicly endorsed him. then when the election came around, rand paul crushed mcconnell's man, grayson, at the polls. in other words, mitch mcconnell, one of the most powerful republicans in washington, no one argues that, but he couldn't carry trey grayson to victory in a primary in his home state at which point mcconnell may have realized something. he had a self-preservation problem. he went out and hired rabid paul's adviser, named jesse benton to run his campaign. he could at least go out and hire the general. you have mitch mcconnell working with rand paul's guy and suddenly something makes sense here. rand paul, not even up for re-election right now has been going around, you may have s
has ever seen, landowner concerns were met with silence. nebraska farmer jim tarnik tells us what happened when he traveled to washington to meet with his representatives. >>> next i'm taking your questions. ♪ ♪ [ girl ] my mom, she makes underwater fans that are powered by the moon. ♪ [ birds squawking ] my mom makes airplane engines that can talk. [ birds squawking ] ♪ my mom makes hospitals you can hold in your hand. ♪ my mom can print amazing things right from her computer. [ whirring ] [ train whistle blows ] my mom makes trains that are friends with trees. [ train whistle blows ] ♪ my mom works at ge. ♪ >>> thanks for staying with us. tonight, love this segment, really appreciate the questions every night on "the ed show" and our "ask ed live" segment. why has congress turned their backs on long-term unemployment? well, i know there's one party that hasn't. the democrats would like to do something about it. the liberals would like to do something about it for sure. but the reality of it is long-term unemployment in this country had very little or no political c
. >>> temperatures from coast to coast, temperatures remaining dangerously low. >> jim dickey brings us all of it. good morning, jim. >> good morning. arctic air remains in place. this graphic on the left is a predicted low. to the right, that's the record. pittsburgh, detroit, cleveland, chicago. all challenging if not setting new records. many spots, well down below 0. mean while, another storm system moving into the west. you see the moisture streaming in. rain creeping towards l.a. seeing soaking rain fall here in san diego as well with strong winds much after flooding. back to you. >> jim dickey, thank you so much. private yahoo! webcams may be in the hands of the british spy agency. the guard claims they have hundreds of screen shots including intimate photographs. it is not clear how many people had their images stolen but yahoo! messager has 75 million users around the world. they say they got their information from nsa leaker edward snowden. >>> a protester appears to have smuggled a camera. capturing footage of proceeding answers posted it to youtube. cameras have never been inside the
an act of aggression against ukraine. what's happening now and what does it all mean? nbc's jim maceda is in moscow. bill neely is in crimea. jim, we start with you in the russian capital there. what does that approval of putin's request to use russian troops mean? >> reporter: hi, craig. you're right. it is pretty symbolic. the legislative body that putin requested that use of force from is a rubber stamp, upper house of parliament. and it doesn't mean that putin will now send in more troops into crimea. there are thousands there already all part of russia's black sea fleet. large numbers have been seen there over the past 48 hours, securing airports, government buildings, telecom towers. what the approval does mean is it's official now. russians have been mobilized in crimea. they can now all put their patches back on. and the approval of course gives putin more options. it allows him to strike not only crimea but anywhere in ukraine. and of course that spikes the tension even higher. >> jim, any word at this point on a timetable? >> reporter: not that we're aware of, no. but i can t
. good morning, welcome to "squawk on the street," i'm carl quinnty naia, with jim cramer and david faber at the new york stock exchange. go, guys, unbelievable. >> i was shocked. a couple months. feels like a couple months. >> the story of my life these days, where does my time go these days? >> it's brilliant. >> big day setting up today, janet yellen is on the hill and a ton of retail earnings. the premarket, ten-year yield durables came in ahead of expectations and europe is dragging a bit some say as the war games on the russian/ukraine border look a little worrisome. the roadmap begins with retail, jcpenneys and best buy in rally mode as earnings top estimates despite flat to slowing sales. >> janet yellen is back on capitol hill this time testifying in front of the senate. this is an appearance that was postponed because of a snowstorm a couple of weeks ago, so any chance she's changed her outlook since then? >> and an electric expansion, tesla says it plans to invest $2 billion in a brand-new battery factory somewhere in the southwest within the next three years. the question is w
at the military might of ukraine and russia, we'll have an international security analyst jim walsh, at the bottom of the hour, at 6:30. there's more online at aljazeera.com. we have a live blog updating the crisis in ukraine. still ahead on aljazeera.com. it's two days before fat tuesday. we'll head live to new orleans for mardi gras. plus... >> i'm stand -- stephanie stanton, the rain storms in california are on the way out. was it enough to dent the drought. >> and dreams coming true - we head to the red carpet as oscar gets ready to steal the limelight tonight. >> welcome back. after months of drought california has seen a lot of rain. it's still not enough to ease the dry spell. stephanie stanton has more. >> it is welcome rain here in this community, an hour north of the los angeles. anywhere between 1-6 inches fell. meteorologists say it's nowhere near enough to break the drought that has been plaguing california in recent years. >> a large area is at 5-25% of normal, even after the rain fall week. it puts it in perspective, and the entire area is below 50% of normal. >> the terrible thing
cost benefit analysis, ukraine is hugely important to russia. and i want to maintain high jim any over it. and these incidental sanctions can i weather them and in due course the united states and europe will back off them because they don't have staying power. i will get what they want and they won't hurt me that much. that's their calculus. what's our calculus? >> ambassador, thank you, sir. enjoy london. >> thank you. >> and general bob scales insists russian president putin is bluffing that u.s. intervention must be on the table. i will tell you most people have military fatigue and you put it on the table. >> well, first of all understand russian military forces are very weak. they don't have a draft army. not a single stealth fighter. their navy can't get out of ports. it it really is the gang that couldn't shoot straight. we have still a very strong military. we ought to leverage that asymmetry. is that a threat or actually a follow-through? there are two things there. one is a threat to sort of scare them because they have a pathetic military and the other one is to actually co
into making those clever ads more street smart after the break. ♪ >> and that is why i don't like jim's. >> we are not a gym. we are planning fitness. >> it makes fun of those who ruin the gymnasium experience. memberships can cost as little as $10 a month. the club is trying to create a judgment free zone and long alarms that go off if a member demonstrate poor etiquette. -- it even offers free pizza and bagels once a month. they have hit the 5 million member mark. it is paying off. joining me now is the ceo and cofounder, chris rundell. talk to us about the ad campaign. it has gotten you a lot of attention. i assume it's a big driver between the growth that you've seen. -- behind the growth that you've experienced. >> someone who is intimidated that normally would not go, you are making it a lighthearted atmosphere. >> wasn't in the nation a problem in the past? > previously, i would have thought of planet fitness like a goldstein jim. -- a goal gym. 85% of the population does not belong to a health club. >> does not belong deco >> yes to my so if you the rest of the industry is fighting ove
anniversary of the brady handgun violence prevention act. forcontrol advocates pass expanded prevention. jim brady was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on reagan and 1981. sarah brady is the founder of the brady foundation. she is the police chief of baltimore and gun violence victims were at the spent today. >> good morning. welcome. i am the president of the brady campaign to prevent gun violence. we are very clear to be here to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the brady law and to release our new report. before we get to those things, we want to begin by showing why we're all here. why our mission is so vitally important and why we cannot ever give up. >> good morning. my name is kenny barnes. i live in washington dc. i'm a victim of senseless gun violence. this is a picture of my son. he was killed september 24, 2001. right here in washington, d.c. on the corner of 11th and u stre et northwest. >> good morning. my name is eddie. , my mother was shot to death in front of me. the gun was also turned on me. it malfunctioned. i am here today along with other victims and su
with his russian counterpart. nbc's jim maceda will join us in a couple of minutes. >>> investors getting a fresh snapshot of the labor market. adp will release its february report on private sector employment at 8:15 eastern time. economists think the u.s. economy added 160,000 new private sector jobs last month. that is the number to pay attention to. also out today, we're going to be getting the institute for supply management's nonmanufacturing index as well as the fed's beige book. a little bit of news for those of you still play on yahoo!. yahoo! wants users to have their own yahoo! logins in order to access its services. it says it's going to stop letting users access those services like flickr and fantasy sports by using their facebook or google logins. yahoo! says they'll phase in the changes gradually. that's how i get into a lot of the stuff, using my facebook or google password. now i have to get a third. >> i don't have any facebook. i'm not in any of these things. do you have the same password for all of these? >> i used to but i changed them before i got hacked. >> what is
.com. founded by jim cramer, the street.com is an independent source for stock market analysis. cramer's action alerts plus service is home to his multimillion dollar portfolio. you can learn more at the street.com/nbr. >>> where do we stand? home depot and macy's say spring is the thing to look toward, but one survey on housing says the best of the recovery may be behind us. so is the economy in the winter doldrums or are there real problems ahead? >>> grand canyon, a controversial bill in arizona has big business racheting up the pressure on the state's governor. >>> and being nimble. in the second part of our health care series, how one health insurance start-up is trying to compete with the big boys. we have that and a whole lot more on "nightly business report" for this february 25th. >> good evening, everyone, and welcome. after months of punishing snow storms and bone-rattling temperatures across much of the nation, a lot of people along with retailers, real estate agents, auto materials and just about everyone else seem to have bad case of spring fever. with the first official day of sp
this rain and mountain snow so much. >> accu weather meteorologist jim dickey is tracking the pacific storm and another one hitting the northeast. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and marci. we are tracking snow across the east into new england. through the early morning hours. it is weak but it will travel along the i-95 corridor. boston, south and west, new york city into d.c. just picking up a coating to an inch or show but leaving roadways slick. meanwhile, dealing with brutal cold along the upper midwest. northern plains minus 13, early morning low minneapolis. minus 3 in chicago. many spots above 0 during the day. soaking rain in california. we do need this but too much of a good thing will lead it flooding into the weekend. john and marci, back to you. >> jim dickey, thank you. >>> a spectacular scene from the surface of the sun. a giant solar flare erupted there yesterday. winds over 4 million miles per hour. flares often disrupt communications here on earth. this one was not directed at us. it could still cause auroras near the poles tonight. >> as the health care sign-up d
plenty of misery this season, but a group of miners is praising the bad weather. as jim axelrod reports, all that snow has meant big business for them. >> reporter: while there's been no shortage of reasons to curse the weather the last few months, 1,800 feet below ground in cleveland, ohio, a small group of 100 workers or so at the cargill salt mine have been praising it. >> this has been a great winter. you can't top this one. >> reporter: you may be one of the few people in america who has loved this weather. >> there ain't too many out there. >> reporter: men like david diaz a mechanic at the mine and maintenance supervisor p.j. king. >> it's a good thing, you know. we always say, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. >> reporter: with demand for road salt spiking in the states and two canadian provinces they supply, the cleveland mine is running three shift as day, seven days a week, to keep the salt sprerds filled. blasting, load, hauling, dumping, and processing 16,000 tons of salt a day. and it all comes through here. >> pretty much a steady stream like that around the clock. >
died of lou gehrig's disease at age 29. >> as abc's jim avila reports, it is shown that traumatic brain injuries may be more widespread than originally thought. >> american kids love to play soccer. long seen as the safe alternative to u.s. football. for the first time, a soccer player has been diagnosed with cte. the very same repetitive head trauma disease found in some pro football players. >> our son, patrick, was doing headers at age three. >> patrick grange died nearly two years ago, his brain donated to scientist at boston university, studying cte, doctors announcing the frontal lobe of his brain was badly damaged. riddled with the same mind-numbing disease that leads to dementia and depression. >> getting hit in the head hundreds of thousands of times is not a normal part of life. it does not happen outside of sports and abuse. >> it is this move, the header, so dangerous for youngsters. players typically head the ball up to 12 times in a single game. watch again. that black and white sphere traveling up to 50 miles an hour. while football players are typically protected by a he
. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila with the headline tonight. >> the gw bridge is totally gridlocked. >> stay out of the center of town. >> reporter: 911 tapes released today takes us inside the chaos that was fort lee, new jersey. when top aides of the governor jammed the world's busiest bridge. >> you are aware the town is total gridlock. >> reporter: warning first responders firefighters, police, it is not a normal day within fort lee. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> reporter: the four days from september 9 through 12, now forever known as fort lee's traffic armageddon and chris christie bridgegate. despite that noise, governor chris christie insists he was kept in the dark. one of the influential counties wailing about unbearable traffic, in the middle of his re-election campaign. he insists that he didn't know about those medical emergencies on hold. >> paramedics were notified. she has a head injury. >> you know, it's an emergency and they are not still here. >> they're coming. okay, they're on the way. >> reporter: that's christie palling around with
a russian military base there, as well as ethnic russians living in the region. let's go to nbc's jim maceda with the very latest on this. jim, let's get the latest. are we seeing something that could be another cold war brewing here between the u.s. and russia, ultimately? >> reporter: alex, well, the first sign things were going seriously south today was this morning when russian foreign minister sergei lavrov said that ukrainian power militaries actually attacked the ministry in crimea, wounding several people, presumably ethnic russians. despite there being no confirmation, no evidence of that, that alleged threat to russian compatriots in ukraine triggered a quick escalation, which russia has used many times before to justify an invasion. first the leader of ethnic russians in crimea called on president putin to send forces in to protect them from hostile extremists. then very quickly putin replied, requesting the use of force. and as you said in your lead, getting that request from force from the parliament. all that happening within just hours. now, that doesn't mean, alex, that putin
the fabric of the black community than anything that we can think of. not the effects of jim crow and the effects of slavery, it's the war on drugs. >> he's also a practicing yogi, who values daily medication. it's the subjects of his latest book, success through still ,. >> i want to be enlightened. >> i caught up with my friend russell simons at a recording stood know in york. how would you describe what you do? you are a -- >> i have no idea. >> you defy the kind of -- >> i don't want to have a title. >> let's say there was one person who didn't know you and you said, i am i am russell -- >> i am an inspiring yogi. i want to be enlightened. how would i describe it. i philanthropic, social, political issues. >> aanimal activists. businesbusinessman. >> i can a music company again. i have three internet companing. i have a digital solutions company. i do a lot of stuff of i am a father. that's first. every morning, first thing, medications and take them to school. >> have you always done like 20 things at once? >> no, actually, just, you know, what happens is people -- i would st
. but remember those were man years. men age gracefully like robert redford or a nice leather wallet. >> jim, jim, why did you put up two leather wallets, i don't-- okay, now plus, plus it just goes to the question of trust worthiness. during the benghazi hearings, she kept changing her story. first she said she was 65. next year she's 66. where does it stop? so obviously the developing story and what's that-- okay, i'm being told that mrs. clinton is now even older than when i began this report two minutes ago. i know it's rude to talk about a woman's age. but that's not what i am doing. i am talking about people talking about other people talking about other people talking about a woman's age. (laughter) that's called journalism. when it comes to picking the leader of the free world you've got to ask the important questions like rush does. >> we put a picture of mrs. clinton up at rushlimbaugh.com. and we simply ask does america, do the american people want to observe the aging of this woman in office. yike its! >> stephen: that's how she looks today, imagine how she would look at 73. ooh. (che
this that is unrelated. you heard jim talk about the un envoy sent to crimea. that was threatened and not kidnapped. he is now safe and preparing to leave ukraine. several armed men threatened special envoy robert sari. they blocked him at a coffee shop. break this down for us. what happened and what kind of threat was this? how did he escape the coffee shop? >> we heard jim saying someone will get hurt. this un envoy has his diplomatic mission cut short in crimea. it just arrived. he visited a naval base and was leaving when armed men, 10 to 15 in number, not everyone with weapons surrounded him and demanded he leave crimea immediately and go to the airport. he got into the car he came with and refused to get out and the men blocked the car. they then were threatening him. he was described as shaken and not physically hurt. he walk and sought refuge. the late news is that the united nations is saying they are taking a late flight out and will return shortly to kiev to continue his mission. cut short by today's incident, the words of the united nation spokesman office here in new york. secretary genera
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